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English noun: rime

1. rime (substance) ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)

Synonymsfrost, hoar, hoarfrost

Broader (hypernym)ice, water ice

2. rime (communication) correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds)


Broader (hypernym)versification

Narrower (hyponym)alliteration, assonance, beginning rhyme, consonance, consonant rhyme, double rhyme, eye rhyme, head rhyme, initial rhyme, internal rhyme, vowel rhyme

Part meronympoem, verse form

Domain category membersassonant

English verb: rime

1. rime (stative) be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable

SamplesHat and cat rhyme.


Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)agree, check, correspond, fit, gibe, jibe, match, tally

Narrower (hyponym)assonate

2. rime (creation) compose rhymes


Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)create verbally

Narrower (hyponym)alliterate, tag

Domain categorypoesy, poetry, verse

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